The basketball player from Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James He said that he will support the candidate Joe biden in the presidential elections in United States that will take place on November 3.
After repeated racial conflicts that took place in the North American country last time, the star that comes from being consecrated in the NBA explained the reasons for his decision. “I’m not going to go into a tug of war, much less with that guy (Donald Trump), but we want things to improve and a change in our community.”, he said in statements to the newspaper New York Times.
“We are talking about police brutality, the systematic racism that continues. A lot is happening, and suppressing voters in our communities seems to be a priority issue. So it’s something we want to educate our people about.”he explained.
Further, The 35-year-old basketball player asked the entire population to vote and stressed how important it is. “Something has to be done so that people go to vote. Many think that their vote does not matter, it is what they were taught and how they educated us and it is what we feel, but understand how important it is for each one to vote”he mused.
Is It is not the first time that LeBron promotes his political ideology and criticizes Trump, current president of the United States, since in the past elections he had also made public his support for Hillary clinton, candidate of the Democratic Party.